Assisted in the design and facilitation of SADDC Energy Ministers working sessions on “Opportunities for Regional Co-operation in the Power Sector and Energy End-Use Investments” (SADDC).
Institution Development Programmes
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Establishing and Operationalizing ESAMI Regional Offices. The study determined the feasibility/viability of ESAMI setting up Regional/ Country Representative/ Liaison Offices in its service areas (ESAMI).
Sponsored establishment of an Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) to support and promote entrepreneurship activities through schools, and the private sector (PERC-Ltd.)
Feasibility/viability study for the establishment of an Enterprise Development Foundation to support delivery of promotion and assistance services to the small enterprise sector in Kenya. The EDP would be an institution-building project, and a private sector initiative with strong government participation (ILO/UNDP/GOK).
Design, installation and implementation of a Management Information system for the Christian Intermediate Technology Centre (CITC) Kapsabet (CPK-Eldoret & EZE). This ensured both manual and computerised stores and purchase procedures, accounting and finance management, personnel training and workshop engineering.)
Facilitated the design, incorporation, establishment and operationalisation of the following community based local development organisations: -
a) The Promotion of Rural Initiatives and development Enterprises (PRIDE) Ltd: operating nationwide with over 16 branches and a loan portfolio of Ksh.720million.
b) Business Initiatives and Management Assistance Services Ltd. (BIMAS), operating in Embu and Mbeere Districts with a loan portfolio of Ksh.62 million.
c) Western Women’s Network (WWN) poverty eradication and potential development NGO based in Nairobi and operating throughout the country.
d) Bungoma Family Development Programme (BFDP), a company limited by guarantee supporting private sector development in Bungoma.
Recently facilitated Strategic Planning missions for the Association of Local Government Authorities of Kenya (ALGAK), the National Cooperative Housing Union (NACHU), the East African Local Governments Association (EALGA), the Sudan Development Consortium (SDC) and the Promotion of Rural Initiatives and Development Enterprises (PRIDE).
Read more about PPI's previous projects that span a period of more than 20 years.
Conference and Auxiliary Services
Concluded a feasibility study in Trans-Nzoia for establishments of a Conference Facility, Farmer’s Training Centre and dairy project on a 43-acre plot on behalf of the CPK-Eldoret and its donor consortium.
Agriculture Developments and Food Security
Feasibility-Viability and Sustainability Study Fish and Fishery Production and Trade Coastal and Marine Fisheries, Vanga, Kwale Kenya. Ministry of Cooperative Development and Marketing
Survey of Existing Agricultural Resources, Infrastructure and Production among Small Holder Farmers and Women Groups in Bungoma District. The findings of the study were employed in the design of a credit facility and the determination of the role of banks in the establishment of the Bungoma Small Farmer Enterprise Development Program (BUSFED). The programme was funded by NORAD and implemented by a consortium of community-based organisations.
A Baseline Survey of Agricultural Production and Marketing Facilities Potential for Bee-keeping and Quality Honey Production Process in South Baringo. The study led to the production and marketing of PRIDE WILD HONEY (PRIDE-CID/K).
Evaluation and programming of the European Union/ CARE International/ USAID Joint Commodity Monetization and Development Programme for Somalia. The evaluation examined the various facets of commodity monetization, its contribution to infrastructure development, food security and nutrition in Somalia, and provided proposals on required improvements to enhance the impact of the programme and for replication in other parts of Somalia and war ravaged areas in Africa.
Evaluation and Redesign of Semi-Arid Lands Training and Livestock (SALTLICK) Programme (livestock, food security, health and commercial enterprise projects in Isiolo, Garissa, Kajiado and Turkana Districts).
Evaluation and Redesign of the ACK Eldoret Region Company’s District Food Security Program (Trans-Nzoia, Pokot and Turkana and community health and extension programmes including the Kimngoror Health Facility).
Facilitated the design of the curriculum and materials for the National Council of Churches Food Security Programme, Environment Management, Disaster Management and preparedness Programme and Community Training and Extension Services.
Assisted in the development of a framework for evaluating the IFAD funded Agricultural Management Training Programme for Africa (AMTA), and the evaluation of AMTA subprogram III in Kenya and Ghana.
Integrated Rural Development Programs
Evaluation of the Rural Integrated Development Program of the Anglican Church of Kenya (CPK), Diocese of Eldoret and Kitale (for EZE, ICCO, Bread for the World and CPK)
Developed training materials for District Focus for Rural development, (UNICEF).
Survey of Family Planning Beliefs and Practices of the People of Barkowino and Got-Abiero sub-locations, South Sakwa, Bondo, Siaya District. The survey facilitated the Freedom from Hunger Foundation and the Meals for Millions to incorporate family planning activities in its Nutrition and Small Enterprise Projects (MFM/FFHF).
Institution strengthening programme with CPK-Eldoret Diocese (now ACK Eldoret and Kitale Sees). The programme involved design and implementation of Finance, Personnel, Credit, and Small Enterprise Promotion systems, Training of Staff, Re-organization and Planning of the Christian Community Services Project of the Diocese. The aim is to promote strategic planning and management, and introduce systems that would lead to program sustainability within five years of planning and implementation.
Evaluation of the Muhanda Community-Based World vision supported programme. The programme implemented a health dispensary, home visits and school based health extension services and small business for the Muhanda Community in Bungoma.